Planning your visit 


Admission to all galleries, exhibitions and most activities is free.

Please note that the museum is temporarily closed while essential roof renovation works take place.  The Galleries on the first floor are open.

Art Gallery opening times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

Last entry to the galleries is 4.30pm


VG&M Shop

The VG&M shop is open Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm. 

Please note that the University of Liverpool is now a cashless campus. Please visit our shop page for further details.

Waterhouse Café

Please visit the Waterhouse Café page for their opening hours and cafe closure dates.


Safety and comfort of guests

For the safety and comfort of our guests, all backpacks and bags are subject to inspection prior to entry. Guests with large bags will be asked to leave them in our designated cloakroom. Lockers are available free of charge.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Exhibitions & Events

View our exhibitions & events.